Overseas and Military Voters

Federal Post Card Application Instructions

Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)

In order to vote in U.S. elections you must be:

  • A citizen of the United States on the date of the election in which you wish to vote
  • At least 18 years old on Election Day.

The absentee voting process applies to you if you are:

  • An active duty member of the U.S. Uniformed Services, Merchant Marine or Activated National Guard
  • A family member (spouse or dependent)
  • A U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.

For detailed instructions and submission deadlines, please refer to the New Jersey Guidelines for Military and Overseas Civilian Voters

Federal Post Card Applications (FPCAs) for active duty military and overseas civilian voters can be submitted by email, fax or regular mail.

Fill out the application. Applicant must sign where indicated.

To submit an application via regular mail, send to:

  • Morris County Clerk’s Office
    Elections Department
    PO Box 315
    Morristown, NJ 07963-0315

If you are using UPS, FedEx or a similar service, send to:

  • Morris County Clerk’s Office
    Elections Department
    10 Court Street, 1st Floor
    Morristown, NJ 07960

Fax applications to: 973-285-5233

Email applications to: [email protected]. Please make sure to sign the completed application before scanning and emailing or it will not be accepted.

Please note the following:

Use of the email submission procedure requires not only a computer, but also a printer and scanner. The application must be submitted as a PDF.

If you are not already registered to vote, you must send the original hard copy of the application if it has been submitted by fax or email.

Do not submit a Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) unless you have already submitted the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) prior to the election deadline and have yet to receive a ballot.

Do not return your voted ballot to the above e-mail address. It will not be counted if improperly returned. Instructions on how to submit it will be included when your requested ballot is sent to you.